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Terrence M Potter


Visiting Associate Professor


Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies
General profile

Office hours

MTR 10 to 10:45 am, Midnight Mug


Terrence Potter has been teaching Arabic at Georgetown University since 2003. Previously as a professor at the US Military Academy he taught courses in Arabic, French, German and general linguistics. His research interests include the teaching and learning of second languages, applied linguistics and onomastics (personal names).


  • PhD (1996) Georgetown University, Applied Linguistics
  • MA (1973) Middlebury College, French
  • BA (1972) The Citadel, Modern Languages


  • Arabic (speak, read, write)
  • French (speak, read, write)
  • German (speak, read, write)